Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."

King James Version

Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Holman Bible

You return mankind to the dust, saying, "Return, descendants of Adam."

International Standard Version

You return people to dust merely by saying, "Return, you mortals!"

A Conservative Version

Thou turn man to destruction, and say, Return, ye sons of men.

American Standard Version

Thou turnest man to destruction, And sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Amplified

You turn man back to dust and corruption, and say, Return, O sons of the earthborn [to the earth]!

Darby Translation

Thou makest mortal man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou dost turn unto man until he is broken and thou saith, Become converted, ye sons of Adam.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt turn man even to crushing, and thou wilt say, Turn back, ye sons of man.

King James 2000

You turn man to destruction; and say, Return, you children of men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You return man to [the] dust, {saying}, "Return, O sons of man."

Modern King James verseion

You turn man to dust, and say, Return, sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou turnest man to destruction; Again, thou sayest, "Come again, ye children of men."

NET Bible

You make mankind return to the dust, and say, "Return, O people!"

New Heart English Bible

You turn man to destruction, saying, "Return, you children of men."

The Emphasized Bible

Thou causest man to return unto dust, And hast said - Return, ye sons of Adam!

Webster

Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

World English Bible

You turn man to destruction, saying, "Return, you children of men."

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou turnest man unto a bruised thing, And sayest, Turn back, ye sons of men.

References

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Context Readings

Eternal God And Mortal Man

2 Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God. 3 You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men." 4 For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night.


Cross References

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Job 34:14-15

"If He should determine to do so, If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath,

Psalm 104:29

You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

Genesis 6:6-7

The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

Numbers 14:35

'I, the LORD, have spoken, surely this I will do to all this evil congregation who are gathered together against Me. In this wilderness they shall be destroyed, and there they will die.'"

Job 12:10

In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?

Psalm 146:4

His spirit departs, he returns to the earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.

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